rollick

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To behave in a playful or carefree manner; to frolic or romp
{f} frolic, behave in a carefree and playful manner
play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"
rollicking
carefree, merry and boisterous
rollicked
past of rollick
rollicking
present participle of rollick
rollicking
If you give someone a rollicking, you tell them off in a very angry way. `The boss gave us a rollicking,' said McGoldrick. noisy and cheerful (rollick (19-20 centuries), perhaps from romp + frolic). give sb a rollicking to criticize someone angrily for something they have done
rollicking
given to merry frolicking; "frolicsome students celebrated their graduation with parties and practical jokes"
rollicking
A rollicking occasion is cheerful and usually noisy. A rollicking book or film is entertaining and enjoyable, and not very serious. Tony Benn's diaries are a rollicking read. Rollicking is also an adverb. I'm having a rollicking good time
rollicks
third-person singular of rollick
rollick

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    rol·lick

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    Etymologie

    [ 'rä-lik ] (intransitive verb.) 1826. Presumably a blend of roll and frolic; appeared 1811 as rollicking, 1826 as rollick.“” in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001

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